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Clap
Applause • Clapping
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Clap
Clap [Heb. tāqa‘, māḥā’, sāp̱aq, nāḵâ]; AV also SMITE; NEB also “snap (fingers),” BEAT. The term “clap” is used to express various emotions, e.g., of joy, “They clapped their hands [nāḵâ], and said, ‘Long live the king’ ” (2 K. 11:12), “Clap your hands [tāqa’], all peoples” (Ps. 47:1 [MT
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CLAP
CLAPAn emphatic expression of joy, “They clapped their hands ([nakhah]), and said, Long live (the King James Version “God save”) the king” (2 Kings 11:12); “Oh clap your hands ([taqà]), all ye peoples” (Psalm 47:1); or exultation ([caphaq], Lamentations 2:15; [macha’], Ezekiel 25:6; [taqà],
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Clap
CLAP: An emphatic expression of joy, “They clapped their hands [nākhāh], and said, Long live [AV “God save”] the king” (2 K 11:12); “Oh clap your hands [tāḳa‛], all ye peoples” (Ps 47:1); or exultation (ṣāphaḳ, Lam 2:15; māḥā’, Ezk 25:6; tāḳa‛, Nah 3:19); or repudiation (ṣāphaḳ, Job 27:23;